6.5 x 4", old mottled calf volume w/ gilt-dec spine, hollowed out after p10 and turned into a booksafe. Was Vol 5 of EXPLICATION DES PRINCIPALES PROPHETIES DE JEREMIE, D' EZECHIEL ET DE DANIEL. Avignon 1749. More
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THE SAE STORY [Golden Anniversary, 1905-1955]
The Society of Automotive Engineers: NY, 1955. Photos, 10 x 7.5, gilt lettered cardstock, 86 pp, covers worn and sunned (silhouette of bookend on front cover), ex-lib (Chrysler Engineering) with usual markings, contents good. More
"The $1,000.00 Summer House built by Beach O' Pines Club (Construction Division) on Lake Huron" [prospectus].
Beach O' Pines: London, ON, nd (c 1930s?). Illustr, map, 9 x 6, 4 pp, self wraps, creased, soiled and worn, with stain at bottom fore corner of rear panel. Resort community on Lake Hurson, prospectus includes floor plan of a two-bedroom 20 x 28 summer home for just $1000!..... More
$1.30 Zeppelin stamp on a #10 envelope flown on a South American flight. Postmarked Lakehurst 1930.
All proper cancels and handstamps. Vertical fold at left through cachet and overall light soiling and minor flaws to envelope. More
$1000 Seven Percent Coupon Bond. Richmond, authorized by the Act of Congress C.S.A. of February 20th, 1863.
Redemption date. Black ink on pink paper, 14 x 13.5, including attached coupons, vignette of Lieut. Genl. Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson, steamboat at bottom. Creased, soiled, chipped, small tears, pencil and stamped numbers on reverse, eight coupons remain. Lithographed by Archer & Daly, Richmond, VA, Criswell 122. More
"The '49 Ford!" [cover title, auto brochure]
Ford Motor Co.: Dearborn, MI, 1949. Paperback. 12 x 9", folds out to 24 x 19", a bit used but still a nice copy. Tudor, Business Coupe, Convertible and Station Wagon. More
"The 'Old Man' Remembers Hemingway", a four page article by John P. Wallach in "Genesis For Men" Volume I Number I
Genesis Publications: NY, 1973. Paperback. Illus., 11 x 8", pict stapled wraps, 142pp. Covers have light wear, rubbing and soiling, small tears at staples else good. Gregorio Fuentes, a good friend of Hemingway, was thought by Wallach to be the model for the fisherman in "The Old Man And The..... More
The (original) Hotel Pontchartrain Detroit (circa 1907) Misc. serving pieces from the hotel
Detroit, 1907-1920. As follows: Food warming lid: cracked and bent, 6.25" dia. 2 6" serving dish lids: with lion's head tops, all worn with bends, bumped, etc. All three pieces. More
"10 CENT STAMP ALBUM FOR THE PURCHASE OF UNITED STATES WAR BONDS 10¢ Stamps $25 Bonds"
USGPO: Washington, 1942. Paperback. 6.25 x 3", pict stapled wraps, unpaginated. Covers have light soiling and creasing, owner's name on cover and inside, contents very good condition. There are nine 10¢ stamps pasted in. Comes with: paper advertisement 3 x 5", "Victory Depends On You Buy More War Bonds" and..... More
10 x 10" is a Portfolio by 18 Artists Using Digital Technology
The Art Alchemists: A Digital Collective: np Michigan, 2008. Paperback. Eighteen color plates/photos, various sizes, printed or mounted on 10 x 10" leaves, very nice in a lightly used black cloth clamshell case. Artists include: Miriam Brysk, Nina Hauser, Michelle Hegyi, Alvey Jones, Bob and Sylvia Viglietti, Marsha Rae Wright..... More
100 DIVISION PICTORIAL REVIEW 1944
np, nd. Hardcover. Numerous photos, 12 x 9", cloth, unpaginated, covers heavily soiled, front inner hinge cracking, a used copy with some autographs in back of book. Nice wartime yearbook. Also includes 6 1944 issues of the Division's newspaper "Century Sentinel", fair condition. The Division included over 1400 Nisei from..... More
100 Selected Dried Fruit Recipes Chosen by Homemakers at Golden Gate International Exposition Treasure Island, California
California Dried Fruit Research Institute: San Francisco, 1939. Illustr, 7 x 5, pict stapled wraps, 32pp. Light wear else very good. Some of the recipes: Frankfurter Roast-Prune Stuffing, Raggedy Ann Brittle, Golden Gate Mincemeat Pie, Pear Honey. More
"100 YEARS, Hartford Memorial Baptist Church" [cover title]
np (Detroit), (2020). Hardcover. Photos, 11.25 x 8.75", gilt-lettered black boards, 213pp, a nice, clean, fresh copy in a nice, clean, fresh dustjacket; with printed letter from Pastor Charles Adams laid in. SCARCE. More
"100th ANNIVERSAY 1871-1971 WIXOM, MICHIGAN" [cover title]
The Centennial Book Committee: Wixom, MI, 1971. Paperback. Photos, 11 x 8.5", pict textured stapled wraps, 64pp, a nice, clean, fresh copy. More
"10th Annual National Square Dance Convention, June 29, 20, July 1st 1961 Official Souvenir Program, Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan 1961..."
np (Detroit, MI), 1961. Paperback. Photos; ads, 11 x 8.5", pict wraps, 64pp + Square Dance Workshop Material section, cover worn and lightly stained with ink names of former owners on front cover at top, bottom of spine torn, pp used. Includes pamphlet from Henry Ford Museum (who was hosting..... More
"10th ANNUAL REPUBLICAN LEGISLATIVE DINNER" Program, Michigan 1974, SIGNED "ROCKY" BY SPECIAL GUEST NELSON ROCKEFELLER
np (Lansing, MI), 1974. Paperback. Photos; ads, 9 x 6", glossy pict stapled wraps, unpaginated, nice condition; in used manila envelope where recipient has written (and signed) a short description of how he obtained the signature. The Dinner was held May 22, 1974; on December 19, 1974, he became US..... More
"1108 -- THE GAME OF WHITE SQUADRON" deck of 52 cards in original box.
The Cincinnati Game Co: Cincinnati, OH, 1896. 52 cards, each with photo of a US Naval vessel on one side, each 3.5 x 2.5, wear and toning else a decent set in original but very worn red cardboard box. Similar to "Go Fish" or authors, there are 13 sets of..... More
125 YEARS OF BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH, 1858-1983: A Symposium. Illinois Natural History Survey Bulletin, volume 33, Article 3.
Natural History Survey division: Champaign, IL 1985. 10 x 7", softcover, illus, a few library markings else vg. First edition. More
13 MARZ 1938 EIN VOLK EIN REICH EIN FUHRER
Brendamour, Simbart & Co.: Munich, 1938. Paperback. Color postcard 5.5 x 4", image of Hitler's head on a map of Germany obverse, two printed stamps: green postage square "Deutsches Reich" and circular black stamp "Branau Inn Des Fuhrers Geburstag". Postmarked, but postally unused. Light wear and soiling else very good..... More
13 Plastic Comb-Bound Reports, 1993-1995, from the Rouge River National Wet Weather Demonstration Program.
Wayne County, MI, 1993-1995. Each 11 x 8.5, plastic comb-bound wraps with clear plastic covers, vp, ex-lib with usual markings, otherwise nice. Included Technical Memoranda, Field Sampling Plans, Abandoned Dump Sites Field Survey Summary, Proposed Public Involvement Action Plan, Technical Reports, Review of Michigan Drain Code of 1956; also includes..... More
13TH ANNUAL ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE 1889 OF THE BUSIEST HOUSE IN AMERICA Containing Illustrations and Prices of a Few Leading and Staple Styles of Diamonds, Watches, Jewelry, Silverware, Clocks, Canes, Umbrellas… 1974 reprint.
Illus, 10 x 6.5", wraps, 471pp, minor cover wear & fade. 1974 reprint. More
13th BIENNIAL CONVENTION SOUVENIR INT. BROTHERHOOD OF BOOKBINDERS DETROIT, MICHIGAN JUNE 10th to 16th, 1912.
Detroit, 1912. Illustr, 12.5 x 10, wraps, embossed insignia of the bookbinders on front cover, unpag (86pp). Covers torn with some tape repair, corners bumped and peeling, light creasing and soiling, abrasion on front cover, text block becoming unglued at inner hinges but book is still very tight, a few..... More
14 Miscellaneous Issues (one duplicate) of THE SHUTTLE SERVICE, A Bulletin for Weavers, c. 1941-1944
Creative Crafts: Heartland, MI, 1941-1944. Paperback. 14 issues. Ads, each 11 x 8.5" (though a few pp are 8 x 14"), stapled mimeographed self-wraps printed on rectos only (mostly), vp, pp with folds, worn and toned, last issue with folds and edge-chipping/tears; still a remarkably well-preserved, SCARCE collection. Includes: April..... More
150 YEARS IN THE HILLS AND DALES, A Bicentennial History of Hillsdale County, Michigan, Volume One [only]
Hillsdale County Historical Society: Hillsdale, MI, 1976. Hardcover. Photos; ads, 12 x 9.25", gilt-lettered brown leather-like cloth, 579pp + index, extremities lightly bumped else a nice, used copy of this heavy tome. Volume One only. More
"150 YEARS PLUS...A STORY OF TROY, 1821-1971" [history of Troy, Michigan]
City of Troy: Troy, MI, (1971). Photos; illus., 10.5 x 8", pict stapled wraps, unpaginated, covers a bit rubbed, couple splashes and a ring stain on front cover else a nice, used copy of this history of Troy, Michigan. SCARCE. More